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US 195/I-90 Study Makes the Front Page

The Spokesman Review interviewed SRTC Principal Transportation Planner Ryan Stewart, among others, about the challenges in the US 195/I-90 corridor. https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/feb/10/getting-there-as-traffic-backs-up-and-becomes-unsa/ (Photo Jesse...

Community Workshop on Feb. 10

If you've traveled on the Pullman Highway (or US 195 as it's called officially), especially during rush hour, you may have noticed some pretty heaving traffic congestion. SRTC, City of Spokane, WSDOT, Spokane County and Spokane Transit are collaborating on a new study...

How would YOU improve transportation in Spokane County?

SRTC is seeking qualified applicants for its citizens advisory committee - the Transportation Advisory Committee (or TAC). Joining the TAC means you can assist Transportation Planners and the SRTC Board of Directors to bring improvements to our area. Provide your...

Where will funding for local road projects come from?

Since Washington voters approved I-976 setting car tabs at $30, a lot of revenue that went to paying for transportation projects is gone. The City of Spokane is looking at alternatives to pay for road projects, reports the Spokesman Review. They are discussing using...

Flying Cars are Almost Here

Well, maybe not exactly. NW News Network reports that the company Airbus recently conducted testing of a pilot-less air taxi in near Pendleton, Oregon. The prototype vehicle was able to fly 27 miles and the company said they were extremely pleased with the results....

TransportationToday.com states that a report released by the Transportation Trades Dept, AFL-CIO finds that ride-share services such as Lyft & Uber have negative impacts on air quality, road congestion, and ride-hailing service drivers. Transportation Today...

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SRTC Office Closure on 10/3 & 10/4

The SRTC office will be closed all day on Thursday, October 3 and from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm on Friday, October 4 for an off-site staff retreat and training. Please leave us a voice mail at (509)343-6370 or send an email to contact.srtc@srtc.org and we will reply as soon...

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SRTC Board Meeting 9/12/19

The SRTC Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, September 12 at 1:00 pm at the SRTC office, located at 421 W Riverside Ave Suite 504. The meeting agenda can be found at: https://www.srtc.org/srtc-policy-board/. Board meetings are always open to the public and...

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Stormwater is rain and snowmelt that runs off paved streets, highways, and parking lots. As it runs off, it picks up pollution like oil, fertilizers, pesticides, soil, trash, etc. Most stormwater in Washington is not treated, even when it goes into a street drain and...

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